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Weird things started to happen as people showed up to vote in parts of North Carolina on Nov. 8. Why didn't state workers know that their elections contractor had been hit by a cyberattack?
Aug. 10, 2017
Despite public assurances that pumps were operational, the city saw severe flooding last weekend. Now there are concerns more flooding might be on the way.
Aug. 10, 2017
A new report looks at the number of anesthesiologists around the world — and finds that many countries barely have 1 per 100,000. And some have ... zero.
Aug. 10, 2017
The German-born nun and doctor stopped in Karachi more than five decades ago by accident. But she returned — and through her relentless efforts against leprosy, earned the admiration of the country.
Aug. 10, 2017
Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, a health care group called Carafem that provides abortions, and PETA are also suing. They say the advertising guidelines violate free-speech rights.
Aug. 10, 2017
Politico's Philip Shenon says Oliver Stone's 1991 film JFK led to a law stating all documents about the Kennedy assassination must be released by October 2017. Three hundred new pages just came out.
Aug. 10, 2017
First lady Melania Trump made a rare foray into policy discussions this week attending the administration's opioid summit Tuesday, invoking another first lady's anti-drug messaging.
Aug. 10, 2017
With nearly 2 billion users, Facebook could further disrupt an online video space — and compete with YouTube and other networks for ad revenue.
Aug. 10, 2017
Despite North Korea's recent threats to create an "enveloping fire," hotels and beaches are full in the tiny U.S. Pacific territory. "If it's gonna happen, it's gonna happen," says one resident.
Aug. 10, 2017
A new report shows the EPA has collected 60 percent less in civil penalties from polluters compared with recent administrations.
Aug. 10, 2017
The penalty would be a jail sentence of 3 months and/or a fine of 3,000 rupees. But it's unclear how the newly passed law will be enforced.
Aug. 10, 2017
Crossings into Quebec have spiked, as Haitians who fled after the 2010 quake face an uncertain legal future in America. Soldiers are building a shelter to house up to 500 people awaiting processing.
Aug. 10, 2017
A decade after the death of her husband, Fumiko Chino is studying the strain that uncovered medical costs puts on cancer patients, even those who have insurance.
Aug. 10, 2017
Last season, Colin Kaepernick said he was protesting treatment of African-Americans. His supporters now say league owners are freezing him out.
Aug. 10, 2017
The first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season made landfall in eastern Mexico and should break up by late Thursday or Friday. But its rains could cause intense flooding.
Aug. 10, 2017
Some local and state officials in South Florida are calling for more regulation of addiction recovery residences to help combat insurance scams.
Aug. 10, 2017
To make kubeh soup, braised beef is stuffed into semolina and ground bulgur dumplings. Brought to Israel by immigrants, this time-consuming dish has become one of the nation's culinary treasures.
Aug. 10, 2017
Carhenge in Alliance, Neb., will be prime viewing for this month's total solar eclipse. The town is preparing for thousands of visitors.
Aug. 10, 2017
Dean says he sees echoes of the Watergate scandal in the Trump administration: "We wrote what you shouldn't do. We wrote the book on it. And Trump doesn't even seem to know what happened."
Aug. 10, 2017
It's unclear if the Consumer Product Safety Commission will finally pass a rule requiring all new saws to have an active injury prevention monitoring system built into them.
Aug. 10, 2017

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